• We have one solid comfort amidst this little tripping about, our hearts can always be in the same place, centered in God, for whom alone we go forward or stay back.

    - Catherine McAuley

 

Retreat Centers

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As part of their ministry today, Sisters of Mercy provide retreat houses for all to refresh themselves in quiet, to enjoy peaceful community and to study with spiritual teachers. In the silence we can be reminded that, “Amidst all this tripping about, our hearts can always be in the same place—centered in God.” (Mercy founder Catherine McAuley)

 

In the West Midwest, the retreat houses are

Mercy Center Burlingame is an international retreat center known for the formation of spiritual directors, East West program, Centering Prayer, Spiritual Exercises and other contemplative programs. A complete listing of retreat and workshop opportunities is available here:
www.mercy-center.org

Mercy Center Auburn is in a place apart where beauty, tranquility and hospitality create sacred space for spiritual renewal and provide the setting for meaningful reflection, dialogue and learning. A complete listing of retreat and workshop opportunities is available here:
www.mercycenter.org

Knowles Mercy Center provides a peaceful, prayerful environment in a natural woodland surroundings on the Platte River, west of Omaha, Neb. A place apart dedicated to prayer, reflection and renewal. A complete listing of retreat and workshop opportunities is available here:    

www.kmscenter.org